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The Best 10 Movie Quotes About Freedom

fireworksThe U.S. is not the only country to celebrate its national freedom in July.  Canada, Burundi, and Rwanda all celebrate their independence on July 1st.  Many countries left Spain in July, including Argentina, Peru and Venezuela.  Colombia celebrates its national freedom from Spain twice – in July and August.  Other July independence celebrations are held in Algeria, the Bahamas, Slovakia, Belgium and the appropriately named Liberia.  For nations across the world celebrating independence in July or any other month, here are 10 great movie quotes about freedom.

Freedom, baby, is never having to say you're sorry.”
The Devil’s Advocate (1997) – John Milton (Al Pacino)

Freedom is not just a dream.  It's there, beyond those fences that we build all by ourselves.”
Instinct (1999) – Ethan Powell (Anthony Hopkins)

“We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.”
Good Night and Good Luck (2005) – Edward R. Murrow (David Straithairn)

“They'll talk to you and talk to you and talk to you about individual freedom. But they see a free individual, it's gonna scare 'em.”
Easy Rider (1969) – George Hanson (Jack Nicholson)

“Now, somewhere out there is the Confederate army. They claim they are fighting for their independence, for their freedom. Now, I cannot question their integrity….But I do question a system that defends its own freedom while it denies it to an entire race of men.”
Gods and Generals (2003) – Joshua Chamberlain (Jeff Daniels)

“One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter.”
Die Another Day (2002) – Raoul (Emilio Echevarria)

“Freedom – to want nothing, to expect nothing, to depend on nothing.”
The Fountainhead (1949) – Dominique Francon (Patricia Neal)

“There is only one freedom of any importance, freedom of the mind.”
Iris (2001) – Iris Murdoch (Judi Dench)

“Figuring things out for yourself is practically the only freedom anyone really has nowadays. Use that freedom.”
Starship Troopers (1997) - Jean Rasczak (Michael Ironside)

“What do you suppose that Boone was looking for when he went out alone into the wilderness?  Was he looking for new lands?  Maybe for something more, something that a man just can’t see with his eyes or hold in his hands.  Something that some men don’t even know that they have until they’ve lost it.  To be free.  You know, that’s quite a word, freedom.  I think that’s what he wanted.”
Sergeant York (1941) – Major Buxton (Stanley Ridges)

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